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Kagan Issues Bankruptcy Ruling in First Supreme Court Opinion

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Bankruptcy on Wednesday, January 12, 2011.

This week, in her first ruling of her new judicial career, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan delivered the opinion on the bankruptcy case of Ransom v. FIA, stating that the case boiled down to a simple, clear interpretation of the United States bankruptcy code. Kagan wrote a detailed opinion, speaking for seven other Supreme Court justices, with a lone dissenter in Justice Antonin Scalia.

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